Holmebrook Valley Country Park
Country Park, free entry
Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre
Water Meadow Lane,
A large country park on the outskirts of Chesterfield with a beautiful lake, which is home to ducks, swans, coots and Canadian geese.
There are play areas for children, cycle paths and footpaths through and around the park popular with dog walkers and cyclists, linking with the other cycle routes around Chesterfield.
You will find picnic tables at the Linacre road car park and also at the lake and football pitches.
The northern end of the park is elevated and offers spectacular views over Chesterfield to Hardwick Hall and Bolsover Castle and on towards Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
The park offers a peaceful haven with the opportunity to see wild flowers and birdlife.
Pay a visit to the Cafe where you will find homemade food served Tuesday to Sunday
Open all the time
SK 356732 53.25461 -1.46784
Leave M1 at junction 29 and follow A617 to Chesterfield (approx 4 miles). At roundabout select middle lane and take 3rd exit. At next roundabout select right lane and take 2nd exit. Keep to right hand lane and go straight on through traffic lights and round 'Crooked Spire' Church. Select right hand lane. At traffic lights go straight on. Keep to right hand lane as approach large roundabout with car park in middle. Follow signs to Sheffield round the roundabout. At mini roundabout take 1st exit (B6051, Newbold Road). Go straight on at all mini roundabouts (The Highfield, Highfield Lane and the Nag's Head). At traffic lights select right lane and go straight on. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane. Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.
Take A617 to M1 motorway junction, then follow route from North/South.
Take A619 to Chesterfield. Pass Brookfield Community School on left and, at traffic lights, turn left onto Storrs Road. Follow road to end and, at mini roundabout take 1st exit. Take first right turn (Slack Lane). At roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At next roundabout take 2nd exit (B6150). At traffic lights select left lane and turn left. Follow road for approx ½ mile and turn left into Water Meadow Lane (B6051). Follow road to end and turn into Holmebrook Valley Park car park.
: 2 miles from Chesterfield station
- Disabled access
- Picnic site
- Children welcome
- Disabled access
- Dogs accepted